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News Oct, 04, 2017
Join Us In North Carolina | Únete a nosotros en Carolina del Norte

This Fall, the NC Faith Forward Coalition will host five regional gatherings across the state of North Carolina. Join us as we strategize about the future of our community!

The NC Faith Forward Coalition works with LGBTQ-affirming faith communities and social justice movements to combat discrimination and work to make North Carolina a more inclusive and just state. 

News Sep, 25, 2017
Intersections International Names Rev. Julie Johnson Staples Executive Director

As a program of Intersections International, Believe Out Loud is thrilled to share the news of Rev. Julie Johnson Staples' arrival as our organization's new executive director. Click here for more details, and stay tuned for updates on our work ahead as we embark on a strategic planning process under the leadership of Rev. Johnson Staples.

News Sep, 22, 2017
Real Questions for Real Bisexuals!

Pictured clockwise: Ashley DeTar Birt, Hannah Soldner, Angélique Gravely, Alison Amyx, Keisha E. McKenzie, Beth Sherouse

No one human being expresses their sexuality nor their gender in the exact same way as another. Yet we are all a part of God’s grand creation and blessed under God’s love. 

News Aug, 30, 2017
Christians United: In Support of LGBT+ Inclusion in the Church. "Christians" is in black caps; "United" in rainbow colors. Above the text is a black line image of a Greek cross enclosed in a circle.
Supporting LGBT+ Inclusion in the Church

As followers of Jesus Christ, we are compelled to bear witness to the love, grace, and truth of God in every generation. We believe in and serve a God who is living and active, and continually drawing us nearer to the image of Jesus Christ and the Kingdom that he proclaimed.

News Aug, 18, 2017
Charlottesville Organizers Ask You To Take These 8 Actions

Charlottesville is mobilizing to fight fascism and resist white supremacy. Local groups including anarchist people of color, Black Lives Matter, and Showing up for Racial Justice have been on the streets of Charlottesville since the Nazis showed up for their first torch rally months ago, and before then, too. We need you to work with us to defeat fascism. Join us! Hope resides in action.

News Aug, 01, 2017
Historic LGBTQ+ Church Leaders to Celebrate 50 Years of Advocacy

The Rolling The Stone Away Conference in St. Louis, October 31 - November 2, 2017, will bring together LGBTQ+ Christian leaders in many organizations including Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, Metropolitan Community Churches, and United Church of Christ communities to share stories and celebrate.

News Jul, 21, 2017
Reconciling United Methodists of Texas Conference Statement of Support for Bishop Karen Oliveto

Reconciling United Methodists of Texas Conference unreservedly supports Bishop Karen Oliveto of the Mountain Sky Area. We pray her episcopacy will be long and fruitful—resulting in many disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

News Jun, 06, 2017
United Methodist Church commissions first non-binary trans person as a Deacon

Chicago – The first openly non-binary trans person was commissioned as a deacon in The United Methodist Church (The UMC) on Sunday, June 4th in the Northern Illinois Annual Conference. Rev. M Barclay, who uses singular they pronouns, is appointed by Bishop Sally Dyck to serve as a deacon at Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN).

News Apr, 25, 2017
United Methodist LGBTQI Clergy Present At Judicial Council Hearings

Clergy and their supporters attend Judicial Council hearings impacting their ministry, observe liturgical acts of witness

News Apr, 21, 2017
Thank You For Believing With Us!

Thank you for donating, sharing our Give OUT Day page, and spreading the good news of our important work!!

Because of you, we raised over $800 to grow our network of LGBTQIA Christians and allies boldly proclaiming that all people are worthy of God’s love!

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